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David, the ideas in druidry and neopagainism come from universal archetypes, so there is nothing wrong with using other cultures magic technology. The idea of leaving something in return is a common idea in paganism, like when you ask for something from a god, you leave a gift in return for the god. Neo-paganism is largely drawn from the psychology department and the philosophy department. Neo pagan leaders refuse to take a stand on anything, and always use the excuse of , “we don’t have any dogama,” to defend their total lack of saying what they believe . neo paganism is now a corporate marketing scam, design to sell books and expensive online courses. As a druid, I try to live in harmony with all religions because all of the religions come from the source, or god. I try to live in harmony with nature and plants and animals. I know what is beyond the mist and the summer stars.